Exhibitions

Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo – MCA Chicago

Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo
May 3 – Oct 5, 2014

Curated by Julie Rodrigues Widholm and Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellow Abigail Winograd, this exhibition explores the influence of Fridah Kahlo on contemporary art, and includes works by artists who explore some of the same concepts and issues as Kahlo. On display are works by Francis Alÿs and Enrique Huerta, Margot Bergman, Sanford Biggers, Louise Bourgeois, Martin Soto Climent, Eugenio Dittborn, Yang Fudong, Julio Galan, Nan Goldin, Thomas Houseago, Frida Kahlo, Nelson Leirner, José Leonilson, Ana Mendieta, Beatriz Milhazes, Donald Moffett, Celia Alvarez Muñoz, Wangechi Mutu, Shirin Neshat, Helio Oiticica, Catherine Opie, Gabriel Orozco, Angel Otero, Jack Pierson, Rosângela Rennó, Daniela Rossell, Doris Salcedo, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, and Valeska Soares. Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo remains on view through October 5, 2014.

MCA Chicago

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Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre – Phoenix Art Museum

Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail
Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre

June 4, 2014 – November 16, 2014


Some 24 prints and 22 Noh Masks are at the core of this exhibition celebrating the Japanese art of Noh Theatre. Also included are various media related to the history and practice of Noh. Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre remains on view at the Phoenix Art Museum until November 16, 2014.

Phoenix Art Museum

Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit – Getty Museum

Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit
July 8–October 18, 2014

The modernist and controversial photography of Minor White is still influential among young photographers today. The first major retrospective of White’s career in 25 years, Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit is on view at the Getty Center through October 18, 2014.

Getty Center

ARE YOU YOU: Shantell Martin – MoCADA

ARE YOU YOU
Shantell Martin
April 26 to July 27, 2014

The autobigraphical, linear artwork of contemporary artist Shantell Martin is currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts in Brooklyn. Curated by Isissa Komada-John, this is Martin’s first solo exhibition. ARE YOU YOU: Shantell Martin remains on display until July 27, 2014 at MoCADA.

ARE YOU YOU | MoCADA

Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky – LACMA

Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky
June 8 – September 14, 2014

In this major exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Expressionism is portrayed as an international artistic movement in response to the changing artistic practices of the Modern era, particularly painting. On display are works by Post-Impressionists, Cubists, and Fauvists including Cézanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Henri Matisse that influenced artists such as Kandinsky, Kirchner, and Franz Marc on their travels in Europe. Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky presents ninety paintings and 45 works on paper from various museums and private collections and remains on view at LACMA until September 14, 2014.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

MUSEUM STARTER KIT: Open With Care – El Museo del Barrio


MUSEUM STARTER KIT: Open With Care
March 12 – September 6, 2014

This exhibition focuses on the creation of El Museo del Barrio via works of art created by the founder of the museum, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, who turns 80 this year. Also included in the show are objects brought from the homes of local East Harlem Artists as a way of exploring the potential of objects and expanding the role of the museum and its connection to its audience. MUSEUM STARTER KIT: Open With Care remains on view until September 6, 2014.

El Museo del Barrio

 

Sincerely Yours: Treasures of the Queen City – Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Sincerely Yours: Treasures of the Queen City
Saturday, July 5–Sunday, September 14, 2014

More than seventy masterpieces of modern and contemporary art from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery have come home to Buffalo for the second stop of this touring exhibition. Sincerely Yours: Treasures of the Queen City includes work by Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Andy Warhol, and will continue its national tour upon closing at the Albright-Knox on September 14, 2014.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

A History: Art, Architecture, and Design from the 80s to Today – Centre Pompidou

 

 

 

 

 


A History: Art, Architecture, and Design from the 80s to Today

July 2, 2014 – March 7, 2016

400 contemporary works dating from the 1980′s to the present are on display at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Representing the museum’s own collection, the show looks at the work of well over 200 artists, architects, and designers from some 55 countries. Une histoire, art, architecture et design, des années 80 à aujourd’hui will remain on view until March 7, 2016.

Centre Pompidou

Digital Revolution – Barbican Centre

Digital Revolution
An Immersive Exhibition of Art, Design, Film, Music and Videogames
July 3, 2014 – September 14, 2014

This exhibition brings together artists in fields as various as visual art, architecture, music, and game development who use digital media in their work. It also explores the new possibilities for creativity brought about by recent technologies such as 3D printing, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and wearable gadgets. Curated by Barbican International Enterprises, Digital Revolution remains on view until September 14, 2014.

Barbican Centre

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany – The Morgan Library & Museum

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany
May 30 – September 7, 2014

British and German Romantic landscape drawing from the 1760s to 1840s is the focus of this exhibition currently at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York. The show includes some thirty-seven works by artists such as J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Gainsborough, Samuel Palmer, Caspar David Friedrich, Franz Kobell, Paul Sandby, Joseph Anton Koch, J. C. Dahl, and John Constable. A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany was organized by the Morgan Library and the Courtauld Gallery of London and will remain on view until September 7, 2014.

The Morgan Library & Museum

MANIFESTA 10 – The State Hermitage Museum

MANIFESTA 10
The European Biennial of Contemporary Art
June 28 – October 31,  2014

Since its beginnings in the early 1990′s, MANIFESTA 10 has become one of the preeminent Biennial exhibitions in Europe. 2014 is the twentieth anniversary of the event and features more than 50 contemporary artists from around the world. Curated by Kasper König, MANIFESTA 10 will remain on view at The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia until October 31, 2014.

MANIFESTA 10 – The State Hermitage Museum

Sight Specfic: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings – Concord Art Association

Sight Specfic: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings
June 14 – August 13, 2014

Some 70 paintings from 50 artists have been brought together for this exhibition which celebrates the great variety of American perceptual painting. The show examines the importance of paintings done from direct observation. Curated by George Nick, Sight Specfic: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings remains on view until August 13, 2014 at the Concord Art Association in Concord, MA.

Concord Art Association

 

Marks of Genius: Treasures from the Bodleian Library – The Morgan Library & Museum

Marks of Genius:
Treasures from the Bodleian Library
June 6 through September 14, 2014

Some of the greatest creative achievements in history from Euclid to the modern industrial era, are on display at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York. Sixty rare objects are gathered together from the magnificent collection of Oxford University’s Bodleian Library in this exhibition which remains on view through September 14, 2014.

The Morgan Library & Museum

Birth of a Museum: Louvre Abu Dhabi – Louvre Museum

Birth of a Museum
Louvre Abu Dhabi
May 2, 2014 – July 28, 2014

For the first time in France, some 150 masterpieces from the collection of the Louvre Abu Dhabi will be on view at the Louvre Museum in Paris. The Exhibition will allow visitors to preview the vast collection of the future museum and also to get a sense of what this new project will be, both culturally and architecturally. Birth of a Museum: Louvre Abu Dhabi remains on view until July 28, 2014.

Louvre Museum – Paris